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Brussels sprout vs. Pimiento — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brussels sprout and Pimiento

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 141% higher.
  • Pimiento contains 31 times less Vitamin B5 than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 0.309mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento contains 0.01mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Pimento, canned.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +121.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +266.3%
Contains more Selenium +700%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24% 44% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17% 12% 2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +121.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Manganese +266.3%
Contains more Selenium +700%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -44%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +717.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2990%
Contains more Folate +916.7%
Contains more Choline +203.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2032.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 11% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 4% 21%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +717.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2990%
Contains more Folate +916.7%
Contains more Choline +203.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2032.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +207.3%
Contains more Carbs +75.5%
Contains more Other +242.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 93.1
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +207.3%
Contains more Carbs +75.5%
Contains more Other +242.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 93.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94931.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.4%
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94931.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Brussels sprout Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3.2g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 1.1g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 8.95g 5.1g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 23kcal Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 2.71g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 1.9g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 6mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 23mg 6mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 17mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 158mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.42mg 0.19mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.049mg Brussels sprout
Manganese 0.337mg 0.092mg Brussels sprout
Selenium 1.6µg 0.2µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 133µg Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.69mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85mg 84.9mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.017mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.615mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.01mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.215mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 6µg Brussels sprout
Choline 19.1mg 6.3mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 177µg 8.3µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.036mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.058mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.049mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.013mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.034mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.046mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.022mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.02g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.161g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Pimiento
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
76%
Brussels sprout
43%
Pimiento
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
24%
Brussels sprout
13%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.51g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.